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Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
a deal together. while the elected officials know they need to be more visible. >> mr. speaker, we ought to be here working, addressing these challenges. >> reporter: under pressure to show up, even if there is no deal to consider, congress will work this holiday weekend. the deadline is so close, outgoing members have already packed up their offices and need to move out while the harsh tone is going nowhere. >> the american people, i don't think understand the house of representatives is operating without the house of representatives. it's being operated with a dictatorship of the speaker. >> the president shows, instead, to spend his time on the campaign trail. >> reporter: what's at stake is real money for every american worker and family. >> the average family earning $50,000 to $75,000 a year will see their taxes rise $2400 in 2013. >> reporter: income tax rates go up at every level. taxes on capital gains and dividends will jump. the 2% payroll tax holiday ends. the alternative minimum tax will hit more families. long-term unemployment benefits expire. >> sad it got to this point,
Dec 30, 2012 8:00am EST
house is if they win the election, they are going to get their tax increase on wealthier americans. there is a feeling the president has to step back from that, to compromise on that key point would be a failure of leadership. >> talking about the stop gap, you are mentioning it here. the one thing mentioning would be spending cuts, which is going to make it very difficult to get any votes from the house and gop. how does that happen then? >> well, it becomes very difficult. i think that becomes a bigger story. the president and other white house advisers would argue that if you deal with the tax question, you take a big bite out of the fiscal cliff and there are some ways that perhaps they can delay some of the damage of these automatic spending cuts, half of which occur in defense. a lot of republicans accusing the president of wanting to go over the cliff because he would be happy with a lot of these cuts, particularly in defense. there is no question they are going to have to come back as they try to raise the debt ceiling in a matter of weeks. some of the spending cut issues h
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
but hank fisher's sure to be re-elected. yeah. roy, look! don't worry about that, it's probably just a gag some of the boy's have thought up. pat wouldn't want to be sheriff. well i should think not. me! pat brady! roy, tell this critter who i am. down bullet. what in the world's been going on in here? you two just missed a bang up party, this here place was over flowing with well wishers. showering me with presents! bill louis gave me this here caribou.. pat, do you mean to say you're the new sheriff? it can't be. surprised ya huh? just cast your eyes on this here star. pat brady sheriff martin county, that's me! thought you said this was a gag? it was, at least it started out to be. well when the voters realized my sterling qualities, they turned out in droves to elect me. and i'm going to show 'em that they're dog gone dead right. why before i'm through i'll have every owl hoot in the county locked up in these here cells. sheriff you can start right now by catching the one who gunned down cliff miller. you're durn tooting i will. huh? yes, someone just shot cliff miller and we
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am EST
. the notion that our elected leadership can't do the same thing is mind-boggling to them. it needs to stop. >> reporter: and congressional leaders called friday's talks constructive. >> we'll be working hard to see if we can get there in the next 24 hours. so i'm hopeful and optimistic. >> i'm going do everything i can, i'm confident senator mcconnell will do the same. but everybody, this is -- whatever we come up with, it's going to be imperfect. >> reporter: now the president said that he is confident that his plan could make it through the house. of course, that will be a challenge. he would need at least 30 republican votes. the house and senate expected back in session tomorrow. carl? >> kristin welker in washington, thanks. >>> john harwood is cnbc's chief washington correspondent. good morning to you. >> good morning, carl. >> we are down to the wire. a couple of days left. senate leaders are talking. what kind of deal could we be looking at? >> we could be looking at a deal that extends tax cuts for everyone under $400,000 in income. this is the spot that people have been discussin
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
' his loop. well, you just keep talkin' like that, trampas. you're gonna find yourself elected president of the grange. i just might take it, too. that's it. if somebody staked me to a filing fee, show me a stretch of good grade, hand me a long rope with a wide loop in it, i'd be in business tomorrow. man: and that rope just might turn into a gun tomorrow. that's all right, too. well, they can't both be right, trampas. there ain't no right or wrong... as long as the money keeps comin' in. deal me out, boys. ( guitar playing continues ) he'll get over it. ( whistling ) how are you coming with the sampler? not very well. did you do your homework? tomorrow's saturday. betsy-- i don't understand. i know mrs. tatum and homer. i've ridden into school with homer. he's a nice boy. and your friends almost hanged his father. would you excuse me, daddy? where you goin'? i'm tired. ♪ good night. ( nicky barking ) mrs. tatum, good morning. how's your husband? i'd like to talk to you. nothing for you to say. you might let me try. why don't you just go off and leave us alone? pretty big ax for a boy
Dec 27, 2012 9:00am EST
in london, hard fought election and royal baby news. tomorrow and "today," we will take a look back at the biggest headline makers and how we covered them. i'm natalie morales alongside willie geist and maria larosa and honey boo-boo, not so sure. waking you up. >>> meanwhile, ahead, still making new year's eve plans? a lot of you are. and meanwhile, if you have little ones, you may want to get creative as you bring in the new year. >>> plus, as you pack for a trip, do you struggle to get the necessi necessities to fit? we will compete in a friendly challenge to see who packs the best bag. i think i have had more practice than willie does. >> you never had a friendly challenge. you're competitive. >> i reinforce friendly challenge and mia will show us the way to do it. >>> did you know you can actually get paid to shed those unwanted pounds? we'll tell you about that and hot health trends to watch in the new year. >>> maria has the weather trend. lots to talk about. >> the northeast system impacting and heavy rains. and tomorrow, more showers and thunderstorms across the south. more
Dec 31, 2012 9:00am EST
powerful man in america had the most important, most retweeted tweet, when he got re-elected. 22 minutes he already broke the record for most retweeted. >> four more years. >> four more years, then justin bieber and lady gaga battling it out. they're at 32 million each. interesting to see in 2013 who comes out on top. >> the pope has twitter. >> the freakin' pope has twitter. >> by the way, he doesn't follow anybody. the pope doesn't follow anybody. >> it's incredible, i know. if the pope is on twitter, it's time for everyone to get twitter. >> from god to the pope. >> i know. >> quick delivery system. >> what about the year of the big comeback? >> absolute favorite person is sally jesse raphael. she is hilarious. everyone can join in on the discussion. sally has an equal footing. she can really show her personality. hilarious. >> what about cher? >> cher is amazing. best people on twitter are people who are honest and raw. you know that cher is on her iphone typing out her tweets, like that's totally cher. >> she lets it come out, goes all caps on you. >> all caps. loves exclamation. >> sh
Dec 29, 2012 2:05am EST
. between the election and the heaviness and nastiness of that, along with the storms that we had. so many people battling cancer. that's so much more prevalent. even with all the research going into it. you know what i'm saying? seems like everybody has had a rough year. so, yes -- >> we get it. you want to get away. >> no one is running away from here. there are five cell phone etiquette rules that apparently every mom should follow. >> this is the thing. when you're on the phone you have to realize that your kid is listening to you. and sometimes you forget and you're a heated conversation and you're using big girl words and things and your child is soaking it in. so you have to be careful. you don't want to be the one pushing your kid in a stroller and having a conversation. >> they do take it in. >> number two. unless it's an emergency, don't answer the phone when you're in the middle of a real life conversation. it you're talking to a mom friend or kid's teacher or something, or your actual child, call the person back. because it is true, it's like call waiting. remember that? when y
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
is ecclectic enough to show you the whole breadth. >> the president in the record books. >> indeed. on election night his tweets of "four more years" retweeted the most in 24 hours. in fact, it was retweeted 771,635 times, garnering the guinness world record for the most widespread social message in 24 hours. something else he can be pleased about. >> who held the most tweeted tweet before that? >> a young man by the name of justin bieber, who on his 18th birthday shared a message happy birthday, spread 251,817 times. >> not a close second actually. >> the president knocks the biebs off his perch this year. >> indeed. >> remarkable piece of video when felix baumgartner jumped from the edge of space. >> indeed. if there's one moment that captures guts and determination, then it's this jump and this man. felix baumgartner setting several records, including the highest freefall distance and the highest freefall speed, respectively. over 125,000 feet was the jump and he actually reached the maximum speed of 833 miles an hour, which was quite remarkable. >> a lot of people watched that online, too.
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am EST
to the devastating storms. the presidential election and much more. first, let's get today's top stories. natalie morales is at the newsdesk. >> good morning, everyone. a winter storm whipping through the northeast today being blamed for at least nine deaths and record snow in arkansas. some parts could get up to 2 feet of snow in the northeast and dangerous driving conditions and canceling more flights. >>> president obama cut short his christmas vacation in hawaii to be back in washington today, five days before the fiscal cliff deadline. he's hoping to avert deepening spending cuts and higher taxes. both parties appear to be daring eacher to let the year end without a deal. treasury secretary tim geithner says he will be taking steps tomorrow to prevent the government from hitting its borrowing limit on monday. >>> toyota announced a billion dollar settlement over acceleration problems and will install a brake override system and compensate owners for the alleged reduced value of their cars and trucks. >>> for what's trending today, a quick look at what has you talking online. he's only rock'n
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